The cheapest times to fly from DCA to PMI are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DCA to PMI is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1737 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $703 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Palma

Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Palma Mallorca (PMI) will usually cost between $978 to $1564 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1061. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1533. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $473 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1211 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to PMI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DCA to PMI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DCA to PMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DCA to PMI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PMI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $183 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1169. Return trip prices are from the PMI to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DCA to PMI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DCA to PMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Barcelona Airport (BCN) in Barcelona

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from PMI
  • Usually 28.83% less expensive than PMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DCA to BCN flights

Destination alternative #2: Ibiza Airport (IBZ) in Ibiza

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from PMI
  • Usually 0.78% less expensive than PMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DCA to IBZ flights


Flight Hacking DCA to PMI

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DCA to PMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DCA > JFK > PMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $556 (45.89%)

See DCA to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DCA > LGA > PMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $687
  • Average savings: $524 (43.29%)

See DCA to LGA flights

Hack #3: London (DCA > LGW > PMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $499 (41.24%)

See DCA to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DCA to PMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Palma de Mallorca Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4117 miles or 6626 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DCA to PMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to PMI flight is about 8 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Palma Mallorca?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from DCA to PMI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDCA
Origination airport nameRonald Reagan Washington National Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePMI
Destination airport namePalma de Mallorca Airport
CityPalma Mallorca


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